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Experiences

  • America's Cup Sailing Experience
  • Auckland Harbour Dinner Cruise
  • Auckland Harbour Sailing
  • Ocean Adventure
  • Otehei Bay Ferry
  • Discover the Bay
  • Two Night Hauraki Gulf Weekend on the Water
  • Three Night Hauraki Gulf Discovery
  • Five Night Hauraki Gulf Expedition
  • Tikapa Moana - Whale & Dolphin Wildlife Cruise
  • Explore Motutapu Island
  • Tiritiri Matangi Island Ferry

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Tikapa Moana - Whale & Dolphin Wildlife Cruise

Nau Mai - Explore the Hauraki Gulf with us and discover the abundant marine wildlife, iconic landscape and cultural footprint of Tāmaki Makaurau

Tikapa Moana Whale & Dolphin Wildlife Weekend Cruise
Price
$150 Adult
Adult 16 years and over
$75 Child
Child 5-15 years | Under 5 years travel free
Tikapa Moana Whale & Dolphin Wildlife Cruise - Including Tiritiri Matangi Island Stopover
Price
$150 Adult
Adult 16 years and over
$75 Child
Child 5-15 years | Under 5 years travel free

Departing central Auckland on our comfortable cruise vessel, spot diverse marine wildlife in their natural habitat - The Hauraki Gulf - including whales, dolphins, seals, penguins, birdlife and more. 

Operating in partnership with Ngāi Tai Te Haerenga, hear the fascinating origins and histories of the land, sea and Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki – original inhabitants of Tāmaki Makaurau as you make your way through this stunning landscape.

Includes:

  • Opportunity to spot diverse marine wildlife in their natural habitat including whales, dolphins, seals, penguins, birdlife and more
  • Marine mammal viewing guarantee - come again for free if we don’t spot any marine mammals during your cruise
  • Learn about the history of this iconic landscape including the volcanic peaks, many islands and extended coastline
  • Hear fascinating stories on the origins and histories of land, sea and Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki – original inhabitants of Tāmaki Makaurau
  • Light snacks and drinks available to purchase on board from our fully licensed bar
  • Approximately 1.5 hours at Tiritiri Matangi Island to explore the wildlife, walking tracks and beaches (only available on mid-week cruise)

 

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